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Internet I've bought a new computer, and i dont know how to set a local network wcihch could allow me to connect to the router (Simens SE555), my operating system is Microsoft Windows Vista, so if somebody knows hove to set potions to connect internet Tnx

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Type htttp:// in your browser.
you will be asked for a username and password
enter the default given to you by your router people.
or go thro the manual for the username and pass
once on the configuration page, you should config your router as specified by your ISP.
save the configuration.
that is all you are connected to the internet, Vista will configure your lan by itself, otherwise go to network setting in control panel, and ask vista to diag the network it will configure your network setting automatically.

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How to connect a rca thomson router to wifi

You are trying to connect to a modem, not a router, the router, a wi-fi version, is what you are connecting to your network.
First, power off all equipment, computer and modem, use the network cable you have connected to your computer from this modem and disconnect from the computer, connect it to the differently colored port on one end of the Belkin, the others have numbers, connect a network cable from one of the numbered ports to the computer.
Now power on the RCA modem, wait until lights are steady, then turn on the new Belkin router, wait until lights are active, just a few moments, then power on your computer, you should now have internet access and be able to locate the manual from the Belkin's website to further your setting up a passphrase or setting up some security on your wi-fi.

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<span> <p>&bull; Make sure you have changed the username and passwords for the administrator by default, especially if you use a wi-fi. Hackers can easily access the network from outside the building and has access to your system that all routers come with standard passwords.<br /> <p> <br /> <p>&bull; Make sure the firewall on all computers and routers are on. Revoke the privileges that may allow users to set firewall. Installing additional software on each personal computer to help you make your system more secure.<br /> <p> <br /> <p>&bull; Assign static IP addresses for each computer. Make sure you create a range of private IP addresses to prevent your computer from being directly accessible from the Internet.<br /> <p> <br /> <p>&bull; Set the "Auto connect to Wi-Fi option. Your computer may accidentally connect to a local network that may represent serious threats to security.<br /> <p> <br /> <p>&bull; If you have a wireless network installation, then change the default SSID immediately. Also, make sure to remove the SSID broadcast function of network routers.<br /> <p> <br /> <p>&bull; The network must be switched on when not in use. Turning often not a feasible solution, but when the network is not required for a period of time, you can disable.<br /> <p> <br /> <p>&bull; Enable and use Wired Equivalency Frequency (WEP) that will help encrypt all data transfers via your router.<br /> <p> <br /> <p>&bull; Enable MAC address filtering on the network. Also provide the MAC address of your computer to activate the filter. A MAC address is very difficult to counterfeit and increases security of a large network.<br /> <p> <br /> <p>&bull; Use a non-standard channel for the wireless network that make it difficult for hackers to access your network.<br /></span>

on Jan 20, 2011 | Modems


How To share a ADSL Connexion with 2 computers


It is about sharing the ADSL connection from PC1
(Server) with PC2 (Client).
Assume that the connection to the Internet
configured correctly in the PC1.

* ) Hardware Requirements

A PC running Windows XP and equipped with a network card
Internet access.
A second PC with a network adapter (client PC).
RJ45 crossover cable

*)Configuring Server Side

1. Assign an IP address
Click on Start / Control Panel / Network Connections
and Internet


Double click the Network Connections icon
get a new window


Click on the icon Local Area Connection with the right button
your mouse and select Properties. A new window appears

Double click on Internet Protocol (TCP / IP) a new window

2. Share the connection.
Back in the Control Panel and select
Then in the window that opens right click
your Remote Access (for example ADSL) and select
Properties option.

A new window appears:

Select the Advanced tab under Connection Sharing
Internet check Allow other network users to
connect through this computer's Internet connection and the
Establish a connection box Dial whenever
computer attempts to connect to internet and confirm by clicking
OK. A new window will open:


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on Jul 15, 2010 | Modems

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Router blocking incoming connections to online games/anonymous video chatting

You may need to reset your router once. You will see a reset button at back of your router so all you need is to keep holding it for 10 seconds then
unplug the power jack for like 1 min and then your device shall be reset then reconfigure it again.

Jun 24, 2012 | Linksys E2500 Advanced Dual-Band N Router

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My router keep freeze with New RCA modern DWG 855T

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Subject: Connecting to the Internet through a wireless router

Customer's exact description: My router keep freeze with New RCA modern DWG 855T

Discussion: I'm assuming that you are running a recent version of Microsoft Windows such as XP, Vista or 7. This will be a three (3) phase solution. It is imperative that each step be followed in order.

First Step:

Let's make certain that your operating system is ready to accept your router. Click on the following link and Microsoft will analyze your system and correct any deficiencies. Microsoft FREE Fixit Site.

Second Step:

Make certain that your router is up-to-date.

Updates are regularly posted on the manufacturer's site to fix issues you encountered while attempting to use their device. The following will guide you on how to keep your device updated and working properly.

These are the common reasons why you need to do an upgrade:

• Dropping or intermittent connection
• Fix the bugs and known issues with the current firmware or driver version
• Basic Troubleshooting did not work

NOTE: For basic troubleshooting tips in wirelessly connecting to your router, please refer to your user manual.

Firmware updates are required especially if you start experiencing connection problems within your local network. An updated firmware also fixes the bugs of its previous version as well as providing new functionalities for the device. However, this should only be done after doing some basic troubleshooting that did not work.

NOTE: Updating the router's firmware is not recommended if there are no connectivity issues.


A driver update for your adapter is necessary in order to enhance the wireless performance and functionality of your device. This is recommended especially if the adapter is not working properly after you updated the router or the computer itself. A corrupted driver will cause your adapter to stop working.

QUICK TIP: For Ethernet and wireless adapters, you need to download drivers while for devices such as routers, gateways and network access storage, you need to download the firmware. The table below will show the type of file you will download according to your device.

Third Step:

Connecting to the Internet using a Router

Choose a convenient location to begin installing your router, such as an open floor space or table. This does not need to be the permanent location of the router. For wireless routers, it may be necessary to re-position the unit after installing it as the signals may not reach all areas needed.

• Unplug the power to your Internet modem.
• Power down your computer(s).
• Plug the power in to your router.
• Connect your Internet modem to the router. The cable plugs into the router jack named "WAN" or "Internet". Turn on your Modem.
• Connect one computer to the router. Even if the router is a wireless model, connect this first computer to the router via a network cable.
• Turn on the computer.
• From the computer connected to the router, open your web browser. Enter the router's address,, and press Enter on your keyboard.
• Click Login. The router does not ship with a password, so just click Submit.

To configure the router to connect to the Internet, you must enter information provided by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) into the "Connection Type" under the "Internet WAN" heading of the router's configuration page. If using DSL Internet, you may need to enter the PPPoE username and password. Likewise, if you have been issued a static IP address by your provider, the static IP fields (including network mask and gateway) must also must be set in the router.

Since this is a wireless router, change the network name (referred to as SSID). While the router comes to you with a network name set at the factory, you may want to use something more familiar for your network. Read Changing the Router's Wireless Channel and SSID -- or some other similiar language in your user guide --for a description of this process.

Verify that this computer can connect to the Internet properly. Open a new web browser and visit a few Internet sites such as or

Finally, configure additional network security features as desired to guard your systems against Internet attackers.

That's the three step program to solve this particular problem.

If you are still having problems, follow the steps outlined in the Windows operating instructions. Unfortunately, most individuals buy computers with the software installed by the manufacturer and don't receive the full manual.

1. Open Internet Explorer
2. Click on TOOLS
5. Click on SETUP
7. Click on NEXT
9. Click on NEXT
10. Click on NEXT [this is not a typo]
12. Click on FINISH

You should now be connected.

All the best,


Sep 17, 2011 | RCA Modems

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I was connecting my siemens wireless router 6520 and i reset it after doing that the wireless light went off and would not work again anything i can do?

If you reset the router, you will likely need to go into the router's configuration through a wired connection and enable the wireless functionality of the router.

Please see the excerpt from the below website:

NOTE: The IP address in the example may differ than your actual IP

Please follow these steps to set up your a wireless network with your Siemens Speedstream 6520 Wireless Modem.

To create a wireless network you first need to enable the wireless functionality of the router. To do this you need to connect the router by an Ethernet cable to your computer. Once the wireless modem is plugged into your computer via Ethernet and turned on please follow these steps to enable the wireless functionality.

Open Internet Explorer or your preferred browser.
  1. In the address bar type then press enter.
  2. This will bring up the main page for the Router.
  3. Once the start up page has loaded you will then need to login by clicking on the "Go" button in the top left of the window.
  4. This will bring up the Login page. Once the page has loaded please enter the username username and your password, then click "Log In".

Note: The default password is "admin", although this may have changed if you have changed the password.

Once this page has loaded click on "Home Network" and then click "Advanced".
Once the new page has loaded you will have a list of links, please click on the "Configure the Local Speedstream Gateway Wireless Network" link.
This will bring up a new page called "Wireless Summary".
Once this page has loaded place click on "Begin Wireless Wizard".
On the new page under where it says "Wireless Interface" please click "Enable".
Once you have changed the wireless interface to "Enable" please enter a name for your wireless network where it says SSID (e.g. "Home Office").
Then please click on the "Next" link.
On the new page, please change "Security Mode" to "WEP 64-bits" and click "Next".
This will bring up the "Wireless 64-Bit WEP Configuration" page.
On this page you will need to enter a passphrase to generate your WEP keys. We have used "icecream" but you can use anything. Once you have entered a phrase click "Generate Key".

This will generate four 64 Bit Key's. Please select any one of the four keys and click "Next".
Note: You will need the 64 Bit Key that you select in the future for devices to log on to the wireless network. Make sure you can remember your chose a passphrase that you will remember.
Once you have clicked "Next" a new page will load called "Wireless Filter Configuration". This is an advanced page for allowing access and denying access to certain computers or devices. We have set the "Wireless Filter" mode to "Disable".
Please click on the "Next" button to bring you to the "Wireless Options Configuration Page".
On this page pleas make sure that:
"Data Transfer Rate:" is set to "Auto"
"RTS/CTS Threshold:" is set to "2432"
"Fragmentation Threshold:" is set to "2346"
Once these setting are correct please click "Next" to bring up the "Wireless Wizard" page.
Once this page has loaded, you have finished enabling your wireless network so click "Finish".

This will bring up the "Wireless Summary" page again, but next to where it says "State" it should say "Enabled". Please ensure your settings are the same as the screen shot below ("SSID" and "Security Key Info" may be different").
If all these details are the same please click on the "Reboot" button to save the changes, and then once the new page loads click on "Reboot" to restart the router.
Once your modem has fully rebooted, please close your browser.
You are now able to unplug the Ethernet cable from the router and the computer.

How to connect other computers to your wireless network
On the computer you want to connect to the wireless network please follow these steps.
Once your browser is closed please click on the "Start" menu on the bottom of your screen, the click on "All Programs", hover over "Accessories", then hover over "Communications" and then click on "Network Connections".
Once "Network Connections" has opened under where it says "LAN or High-Speed Internet" please right click on "Wireless Network Connection" and then click "View Available Wireless Networks".
This should load the "Wireless Network Connection" window, and you should be able to see the wireless network you have set up.
Note: If there is nothing in your list you will need to click the "Refresh network list" button.

Once you see your network, make sure it is highlighted and then click "Connect".
Once you have clicked "Connect" it will ask you for your "Network Key". Please enter your 10 character key next to where it says "Network Key" and then retype the 10 character key where it says "Confirm Network Key".
Note: Your "Network Key" is the 64 Bit Key that you generated with a passphrase in step 16.
Once you have entered and confirmed your network key click on connect.

If everything is successful, the "Wireless Network Connections" window should say "Connected" next to your wireless network that you set up.
You should now be able to browse the internet.

May 06, 2011 | Siemens SpeedStream Modem (4100) (SS4100)

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That Westell is not wireless so the short answer is no.
However you can buy a used wireless cheap on for not too much. Wire the wire that is going into your pc into the NEW WIRELESS MODEM you get and then set that to run the first one to your PC and then you will have wireless as long as the modem you put into the mix is wireless.
XP - Vista and especially Windows 7 makes wireless a breeze.

One last note - Some internet providers do not like you to set up home wireless systems - and they sell wireless units - or 'rent' them for extra money. So -you might check with them. There is no law against setting you your own network but the ISP or what is called your provider will know and some don't like it - so if you loose connection after setting up your network - check FIRST with your ISP -- to see if they are messing with it - [ not saying they are - just saying]
Best of it

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Bought 2nd hand modem to have 2 feeds off the same broad band i alredy have anambit modem, but was hoping to use one for games , the other for pc. i tried to set up modem but although all leds showing...

You can't have two separate modems because of addressing conflicts with your service provider. You can connect one modem only. What you need is a router to allow multiple computers to share the connection. The router presents a single address to your ISP, and assigns its own addresses to the computers you connect.

Visit the site of any router company and they'll have information on setting up your own home network. It's usually a pretty simple process.

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How do you hook up xbox 360 to cricket a600 broadban

Yes, but if you want to connect the X-box and computer directly you may need to get a crossover cable. Sorry, I can't say for sure on this as it depends on the network card in the PC.

You should have a box in the configuration dialog for the Cricket saying something like "Allow other network users to connect through this computers internet connection". Be sure this box is checked.

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Wireless internet connection

I may be able to help with this...but I need a detailed description of how you have things connected between the XP desktop, the cable, modem, the Linksys router, and the laptop. Also, is the Linksys router new?

Typically, the wan port on the wireless router connects directly to the cable modem with a cat5 network cable....then the desktop pc connects to the router...on port 1 for example...with a similar cable. Once the wireless router is set up properly, the laptop should then be able to connect using wireless.

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